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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study LV 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Latvia, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 903
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived fate control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How much freedom of choice and control do you feel you have over the way your life turns out?" rated on a 10-point numerical scale ranging from 'none at all' to 'a great deal'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.40      Mt=4.7
2       M=2.41      Mt=4.7
3       M=2.34      Mt=4.5
4       M=2.30      Mt=4.3
5       M=2.39      Mt=4.6
6       M=2.64      Mt=5.5
7       M=2.61      Mt=5.4
8       M=2.66      Mt=5.5
9       M=2.67      Mt=5.6
10      M=2.60      Mt=5.3
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.04      Mt=3.4
2       M=4.14      Mt=3.5
3       M=4.21      Mt=3.6
4       M=4.42      Mt=3.8
5       M=5.31      Mt=4.8
6       M=5.97      Mt=5.5  
7       M=6.13      Mt=5.7
8       M=6.76      Mt=6.4
9       M=6.92      Mt=6.6
10      M=6.14      Mt=5.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .31      Mt=5.3
2       M= .33      Mt=5.3
3       M= .45      Mt=5.5
4       M= .29      Mt=5.3
5       M= .79      Mt=5.8
6       M=1.08      Mt=6.1
7       M=1.30      Mt=6.3
8       M=1.22      Mt=6.2
9       M=1.09      Mt=6.1
10      M=1.17      Mt=6.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.17 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.31 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.15 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.15 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.26 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.11 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.18 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.33 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.17 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income